Feb 15, 2013 8:00am PST
the compound rid i want to play a clip of cnn's live coverage from april 15, 1993 when that fire had just begun. >> engulfed the vast majority of this compound. >> the entire roof is gone. >> what else can you tell us? any sign of firefighting equipment? >> none whatsoever. there is our shot that we refer to as the farm-cam. that is looking from the north side into the compound. apparently, the north side is not involved yet, it appears the rest of the compound is filled with an orange fire and acrid black smoke. >> within the past 10 days, past week, federal authorities surrounded the compound very close to the compound with razor sharp wire to prevent people from running out. in this case, that may prove to be hazardous. >> still no sign of anyone coming out. >> mike, the latest figures we have is there are 95 people inside, of them 17 or below the age of 10. a total of 25 below the age of 18. >> with cnn coverage from 1993 of the fbi siege of the bridge davidian compound in waco, texas. it was not until much later the fire of war is acknowledged they used incendiary devices, but in -- but in
Feb 15, 2013 3:00am PST
if you looked at cnn yesterday afternoon, the killing in syria, it came to an end. >> it did. >> yesterday on capitol hill, republicans and democrats hugged. the whole idea of an historic hold on the secretary of defense, they said, you know what? let's put this to the side because of this cruise ship debacle. i mean, mika, all of the things we worry about -- the national debt clock stopped. >> basically the world stopped. >> we don't have to worry. paul krugman's right. we don't have to worry anymore because cnn tells us that this cruise ship was the only story that mattered yesterday for 24 hours. >> that's right. >> and you know what? makes me feel pretty good about the state of the world. >> and i'm glad they're home. >> that nothing is happening to that degree that they can do that. i think that's very exciting for all of us. i'm very pleased. >> it's very good when the world stops to be told that. >> perspective it be reassuring. >> it's all relative. that's true. >> it's all relative. syria, come on. people are dying. middle east peace breaking up. that doesn't matter.
Feb 15, 2013 9:00am EST
. working at cnn in atlanta behind the camera, not doing what i wanted to be doing. you have to know at some point it's not going to happen here. >> yeah. >> i picked myself up and moved to new york city and looked for new opportunities. you have to be able to look yourself in the mirror and say it's time to move on. it may not be comfortable but you have to pull the plug. >> that's right. al, how about you? >> i was very fortunate. i started doing weekend weather when i was a sophomore in college. that kind of put me on that path. just transition wise, still i was worried about getting enough physical activity and i just made the decision about nine months ago, i want to bike to work. i just decided i'm going to do it. i really feel like it's made a change in my life. the days i don't do it, i miss it. i've got some sort of activity and i'm taking charge of being healthy. >> makes for a fun commute, too. >> it does. and you learn a new language. >> donny, have you been stuck? >> early on i was working for my dad. he fired me. it was actually the best thing that ever happened to me. and my d